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68, Holywell Street, Oxford

Description: 68, Holywell Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245592

OS Grid Reference: SP5172306516
OS Grid Coordinates: 451723, 206516
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7550, -1.2521

Location: Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 3SA

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Listing Text

1485 WrF+hS
(South Side)
No 68
(Formerly listed as
No 68 and Tower Cottage)
SP 5106 NE 6/243 12.1.54.
SP 5106 NE 6/244
Formerly listed as No 68. House. RCHM 223. Originally Cl7 but has been
remodelled. 3-storeyed roughcast timber-framing on a stone base with cellars,
an overhang at the 1st floor, moulded wood band at the 2nd floor, a moulded
wood eaves cornice and a parapet. The ground floor has a plain doorway and
2 casement windows in wood frames with a continuous moulded cornice above
them. In the lst floor are 2 Cl9 sash windows in flush wood frames and in
the 2nd floor are 3 ancient 2-light wood-framed casement windows. Interior:
RCHM p 182 a. Includes some early Cl8 panelling and fireplaces. For plans,
section and elevations see Figure 16 and page 140. Antiq. Jnl. 27 (1947).
Formerly listed as Tower Cottage. House RCHM 222. C17 and altered in C18-19.
3-storeyed timber framing on a stone base with cellars. There is a moulded
eaves cornice, parapet, Welsh slate roof and brick stacks. The ground floor
has 3 Cl8-19 sash windows in wood frames with bracketed cills; there is no
front doorway. In the 1st floor are 3 similar windows with moulded cornices
and in the 3rd floor are 3 windows similar to those in the ground floor but

All the listed on the South Side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP5173206513

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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